The middle Pliocene is our closest analog to present-day greenhouse gas levels. It provides a probable peek into our future — several more degrees of global temperature rise and many meters of sea-level rise.
Earth sweltered in greenhouse heat for 226 million years, from the late Permian to the early Oligocene. Then the switch flipped and an icehouse world arrived.
The words best describing our current situation with verifying COVID immunizations are confusion and chaos.
Control of methane emissions is one of the most direct actions available for limiting global warming.
Early-stage virus protection and avoidance along with rapid vaccine development and distribution will be a winning combination in future pandemics.
Conserving, protecting, and restoring wetland habitats is a positive step within reach of local, state, and federal government policies.
The date was April 16th of 1963, and Martin Luther King, Jr. sent out his now-famous “Letter from Birmingham Jail.”
Clean regional power generation will be required for most cities to make significant progress towards running on 100 percent clean energy.
The Sundarbans, on the leading, seaward edge of the Bengal Delta, are disappearing. But with the Sundarbans also goes the heat of Bangladesh.
A strategy to maintain the status quo is a road to failure. Climate change is not an existential threat unless we collectively decide to let it be.